Category : Marriage Counseling Plano TX

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Marriage Counseling: Why Talking About Money Is Important

According to studies, disagreements about finances are a leading cause of stress in relationships. Over 59% of all divorced American’s cited arguments over money to be a major source of friction within their marriage. If you and your spouse are not on the same page about your finances it can bleed over into other parts of your marriage and family. Here are some important questions you can start with when breaching the subject of finances with your spouse: 1. What are your priorities for our money? Make sure you are specific. For instance, after monthly bills are paid what percentage Read more
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Unique Marriage Counseling Techniques

It may seem that marriage counseling consists of sitting with a therapist and hashing out your issues in the open. However, true marriage counseling is much more than that. There are many different and unique counseling techniques that you and your counselor can use for the best treatment possible. If you are in the middle of counseling, or you are looking for counseling available to you, here are some of the unique techniques you may be able to expect during the course of your sessions. The Love-Mapping Technique This technique, also known as the Gottman Method helps you and your Read more
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Marriage Counseling: Navigating The Way

The first thing your marriage counselor will want to discuss in counseling is what you feel your individual issues in your marriage are. Maybe you know exactly what they are or maybe you are having trouble pinpointing an exact cause. Here are a few examples of areas of counseling and possible questions your counselor might ask you: 1. Trust -Is there anything you feel you can’t trust your partner with? 2. Happiness -Do you feel as if your partner cares about your happiness? 3. Stress -After a stressful day, do you confide in your partner? 4. Intimacy -Do you feel Read more
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Marriage Counseling: Getting Your Spouse on Board

If you find yourself in a tough situation where you are questioning your relationship with your spouse, it may be time to seek our marriage counseling. Although you may be prepared to take the plunge, it may be difficult for your spouse to understand. It is important that both of you are able and willing to start the marriage counseling process to save your relationship and bring you back to where you belong. Here are some ways to bring your spouse on board with you. State Your Case It is crucial to communicate with your spouse, especially now. Grab some Read more
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Marriage Counseling: 5 Destructive Behaviors In Your Marriage

When it comes to marriage and relationships, there are certain behaviors that can cause major harm. Oftentimes in marriage counseling these behaviors are uncovered. However, knowing and being on the lookout for these behaviors can save you time and heartache in the long run. Some of these negative and destructive behaviors include: 1. Blaming Or Attempting To Control Your Partner 2. Withdrawing/Disengaging From The Relationship 3. Resentful Compliance 4. Constant Whining Or Complaining 5. Denial Of Issues/Need For Help At Insight Child & Family Counseling, we offer a personalized treatment plan and course of action with all of our marriage Read more
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Marriage Counseling: Pre-Wedding Questions You Need To Discuss

Engagement is an exciting and busy time. There are arrangements to make, parties to throw and it truly is a time you should enjoy. All too often however, couples tend to get overwhelmed by the amount of stuff on their to do list. One thing that needs to stay a priority is pre-marital counseling. As a marriage counselor with years of experience, Insight Child & Family Counseling knows the issues that need to be discussed before the walk down the aisle. Things Like: 1. Who Will Manage The Finances? 2. Do You Both Want Children? If So, How Many? 3. Read more
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Marriage Counseling: How to Find the Right Program for You

If you and your spouse have decided that marriage counseling may be the best option for you, you are not alone. Instead, there are thousands of counselors available to help you navigate your marriage and make crucial improvements. You and your spouse deserve the help needed to create better communication and an overall better marriage. Together, you should choose a marriage counseling service and program that fits both of your needs equally. How do you do this? Here are some ways to find a program that works for both of you. After all, it takes two in marriage to make Read more